10 Years Ago - 2011
The Chunnenuggee Public Garden Club met at First Baptist Church Providence Hall on January 10, 2011, at 2:00 p.m. The meeting was hosted by Melanie Short and Faye Gaston.
U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) will join the Bullock County Chamber of Commerce for a county visit on Saturday.
25 Years Ago - 1996
The Board of Directors, parents, and staff of Bullock Memorial High School are happy to announce the hiring of a new headmistress, Mrs. Susan A. Kurma.
An addition at the library for the summer program is an educational TV-VCR.
The Coffee Club that meets daily at Hardee’s gave one of its members a surprise birthday party on Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Lillian Branscomb was surprised when she came from Auburn with her daughter, Amanda, to meet with the club. As she entered Hardee’s she noticed the decorated tables and several friends inside.
Mr. and Mrs. James Counsell of Prattville, Alabama announce the birth of a baby boy born Thursday morning, January 18, 1996, at Baptist Medical Center names Stone Jameson. Stone is welcomed home by his two brothers, Blake and Chase, and his sister, Macy. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Thomas May of Union Springs.
50 Years Ago - 1971
Those attending the annual meeting of the Cattlemen’s Association from Fitzpatrick were Mr. and Mrs. Joe Rutland, Mr. and Mrs. Louie Rutland, Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Rutland, Col. Wayne Norwood, Messrs. Henry Barnett, Joe Gholston, Warren Gholston, J. P. Tompkins and Julius Tompkins.
Mr. and Mrs. Ted Hoffmann attended the dance at the Coliseum in Montgomery Friday night.
Mr. and Mrs. James Robert Padgett announce the birth of a baby boy, born January 24, 1971, at Bullock County Hospital whom they have named James Robert, Jr.
Mrs. Melba Culpepper attended the Alabama Hair Fashion Committee workshop in Birmingham on January 24. Mrs. Jean Phelps accompanied her as her model.
A Montgomery firm will construct 12 new homes in the Myrtlemeade subdivision here, according to information appearing in the Dodge Report.
75 Years Ago - 1946
Get your kudzu plants soon. It is the proper season to prepare the land, fertilize and plant kudzu. Planted in 25-foot rows 3 1-2 feet apart in the row requires 500 plants per acre.
For Sale: Three plug farm Mules, one nice combination Saddle Horse, and 40 young laying Hens. New Hampshire Reds. W. M. Moore.
For Sale: Jersey Cow with first calf, one week old, $100.00. J. M. Kirkland.
Mr. and Mrs. Tompkins Evans and little daughter, Mary Enola, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Clay Tompkins in Electic.
Mr. “Demp” Chapman has arrived home after having received an honorable discharge after twenty-two months of service overseas.
100 Years Ago - 1921
Mrs. Lynn Jinks delightfully entertained the Young Matrons’ Bridge Club on Tuesday afternoon. The home of her parents, Mrs. G. R. Peddy, was the scene for this lovely party, being attractively decorated in pot plants and early spring flowers. Bridge was played at two tables, after which the hostess served a tempting salad course with coffee. The members present were Mesdames W. A. Orr, E. A. Camero, C. D. Norman, S. J. Caldwell, Jr., Jamie Rainer, I .H. Ellis, Miss Louise Prince, and Mrs. H. V. Jones were guests of the club for the afternoon.
The Younger Set of the city was delightfully entertained on Saturday evening by Miss Frances Thompson, at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Thompson on Rooney Street. Her home was attractively decorated for this occasion with cut flowers. A two-piece orchestra furnished music for the evening.
Prairie Farm: If you have a somewhat run-down black lime land farm for sale cheap, write me particulars and lowest price. H. S. Caldwell, Union Springs, Ala.
For Sale: Cabbage Plants for sale, 25 cents per hundred. $1.75 per thousand. Livingston Paulk